A relatively new alert system was put into use for the first time recently when a resident of the Northeast Regional Corrections Center (NERCC) escaped and Northland authorities worked to alert the general public.
Over the past 32 years, Rotary International has committed $2.1 billion and volunteer vaccinators in an effort to rid the world of polio. On Wednesday, Twin Ports area Rotary Clubs will honor those efforts.
With all of the spotlight on the current COVID-19 Pandemic, it would be easy to miss the fact that we are about to enter the flu season. As we get ready to shift gears, health officials are urging people to consider getting a flu vaccine this fall to help combat the issue.